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Major fashion brands tied to garment worker exploitation in Myanmar: report

Back in January, the UK’s Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC) revealed that it had identified 198 cases of labour and human rights violations affecting at least 104,000 workers in Myanmar’s garment sector.  Many of the documented allegations occurred in factories linked to big fashion brands including Zara-owner Inditex, Bestseller, Primark and H&M. The most common allegations were reduced wages and wage theft (56 per cent), followed by unfair dismissal (44 per cent).  Ne